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to the gentleman from texas, mr. barton. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. barton: i thank the gentleman from mississippi for yielding and thank the gentleman from georgia for presiding in an even and fair fashion. one of the arguments that's been made about the e.a.c., spreebling, -- mr. speaker, is that it's the federal election commission that ensures every american citizen's right to vote. if only that were true, mr. speaker. the national association of secretaries of state, which are the organizations in each state that oversee the elections, have called for the dissolution of the e.a.c. the committee has heard firsthand testimony from secretaries of state all across the country both in 2005 and again in 2010, the national association of secretaries of state have called for the dissolution of the e.a.c. if the organizations that are actually responsible in each state for holding the elections, mr. speaker, are asking that the federal agency that's supposed to help them should be dissolved, i think it would behoove the congress to listen to t
and 848 of the senate amendments and modifications committed to conference, messrs. smith of texas, coble and conyers. from the committee on natural resources, for consideration of sections 313, 601 and 197 of the house bill and modifications committed to conference, messrs. hastings of washington, bishop of utah and markey. from the committee on oversight and government reform for consideration of sections 598, 662, 803, 813, 844, 847, 849, 937 through 939, 1081, 19 -- 1091, 1101 through 1111 and sections 827, 845, 1044, 1102 through 1107 and 2812 of the senate amendments and modifications committed to the conference, messrs. ross of florida, lankford and cummings. from the committee on science, space and technology, for consideration of sections 11 sand 1098 of the house bill and sections 885, 911, 912 of division e of the senate amendments and modifications committed to conference, messrs. hall, quail and sam johnson of texas. from the committee on small business, for consideration of section 804 of the house bill and sections 885 through 887 much division e of the senate amendments a
] >> great state of ohio. >> midwest. >> wisconsin. >> kansas. [inaudible] >> spent 30 years in texas -- >> the star telegram. >> covered aviation and energy. >> i tell you. kind of a little off the subject but really not. medical technology and what's happened in texas in the last decade in particular, has been just really fascinating. when you talk about our state's economy, back in the '80s, '84, right before we dropped off the cliff and went into a rather substantial and relatively lengthy recession, gas in texas was 14.7% of our goes state product, and today it's less than 7%. about 6.5%. the gross state product, and it's grown, but that gives you an idea of the total diversification of the texas economy over the course of the last 25 years. in the last decade in particular. we announced a new applied cancer science institute at md anderson a week ago last monday. it was basically a pickup and move out of harvard to md anderson. so, -- we're seeing some just great work. it's really early, but one of our intentions is to try to make texas the adult stem cell center of the country,
bachmann and texas cram cramm ron paul and mitt romney. stay with us. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? we talked about getting a diamond. but with all the thank you points i've been earning... ♪ ...i flew us to the rock i really had in mind. ♪ [ male announcer ] the citi thank you card. earn points you can use for travel on any airline, with no blackout dates. ♪ >> mike: welcome back to huckabee and our special republican presidential forum. joining us is texas governor rick perry and the first question from ken cuccinelli. >> good to see you. >> yes, sir. >> you said if elected you would issue a executive order to bloke the health care law. >> absolutely executive order and in those agencies there i a substantial amount of that bill that allowed for the agencies to put the rules in place. i am going to put people in as head of health and human services that share my philosophy that medicare, for instance needs to go back to the states a
outspoken effort in my behalf. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> the des moines register met with texas governor rick perry tonight. the editorial staff questioned the presidential county about campaign added and the roll of religion in politics. the newspaper plans to endorse one of the republican candidates two weeks before the iowa caucuses on january 3 inside. this is everover an hour. [inaudible] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> it's a pleasure having you here, sir. >> where did you grow up? >> wisconsin. >> yeah? >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa. [inaudible conversations] >> great state of ohio. >> midwest. >> wisconsin. >> kansas. [inaudible] >> spent 30 years in texas -- >> the star telegram. >> covered aviation and energy. >> i tell you. kind of a little off the subject but really not. medical technology and what's happened in texas in the last decade in particular, has been just really fascinating. when you talk about our state's economy, back in the '80s, '84, right before we dropped off the cliff and went into a rather substantial an
of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. poe: mr. speaker, i recently received this email from john of houston giving -- as one of the 9.2 million people whose livelihood is supported by the oil and natural gas industry, i am troubled by the recent calls to raise the money. as washington focuses on improving our struggling economy, congress has an opportunity to take our economy in a new direction, one that leads to economic growth and economic security. by promoting policies that encourage domestic oil and natural gas production, we can create 1.4 million jobs and generate $800 billion in additional government revenue by 2013. mr. speaker, john, a person that works for a living, understands better than washington elites that our god-given natural resources should be used to create jobs for americans. time to stop sending american jobs to middle eastern countries to buy their natural resour
problems, drugs, violence on the texas-mexico border, the need for education. he has controversial things like putting on a gasoline tax. all of these issues, his legacy really invigorates our current debate. >> for many americans outside of texas, 1992 was perhaps their introduction to ross perot. he had been on the national stage for a while. in the late 1980's, he began speaking out about these issues that he was concerned about. we looked in our video library and our first coverage of ross perot was in 1987. here he is speaking before the american bankers association that year. >> let's look at where we are and take the rose colored glasses off. all of these people saying the fundamentals are sound, i think we have had enough doctor feelgood. i think we are all grown. i think we are tough enough to take bad news. i think it is time to look at the facts. we have a $3 trillion debt by 1988. our debt is being funded by foreign nations at this point. the greatest nation in the history of man does not have the will to past -- we continue to bridget to pass a national budget. we continue to
a warm christmas in this country should know better not to mess with texas. and the classiest woman in america. miss dana perino is out in sin city to perhaps do a little bull riding and maybe some gambling for bob. hey, baby! what happens in vegas isn't going to stay there this friday night. because "the five" starts right now! ♪ ♪ >> kimberly: well, we are going to talk to dana in a moment. you have to wait for that. but first, get to big advice from rush limbaugh to mitt romney. >> mitt, if you want the nomination, get together with your people, and think about trying to run to the right of newt. you and newt are both guilty of flip-flops, so mitt, why not flip to fool conservatives and see what happens? you won't have to resort to tearing down an opponent. you can tear down obama. what do you think got newt where he is, mitt? what do you think got trump where he was before he pulled out? tear down obama. >> kimberly: all right. there are fighting words perhaps. perhaps good advice. we go to the person that is the biggest man crush alive on rush limbaugh. yes, our own eric bo
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, there is no work. >> reporter: the dot-com boom drew them from texas to california and now the prolonged job bust is forcing them out. california unemployment rate is 11.7%. duane cannot find work and last week the bank foreclosed on his family's home. you viewed california as the land of opportunity, how do you view it now? >> personally, i feel like it's the land that we need to get out of, very fast. >> reporter: the conders are moving back to texas where unemployment is lower, 8.4%. in 2010 texas gained nearly 75,000 new residents while california lost nearly 130,000. the biggest state to state shift in the country was people leaving the golden state and heading to the lone star state. and jobs are just one reason. housing is another. this three bedroom home in los angeles recently sold for more than a million dollars. yet here in a suburb of austin, texas this four bedroom home sold for $387,000. the people who bought it, moved from california. >> we'll stay here in texas and we visit california quite a bit. >> reporter: bill moved his family and computer consulting business from california
. plus, the women who want a warm christmas in this country should know better not to mess with texas. and the classiest woman in america. miss dana perino is out in sin city to perhaps do a little bull riding and maybe some gambling for bob. hey, baby! what happens in vegas isn't going to stay there this friday night. because "the five" starts right now! ♪ ♪ >> kimberly: well, we are going to talk to dana in a moment. you have to wait for that. but first, get to big advice from rush limbaugh to mitt romney. >> mitt, if you want the nomination, get together with your people, and think about trying to run to the right of newt. you and newt are both guilty of flip-flops, so mitt, why not flip to fool conservatives and see what happens? you won't have to resort to tearing down an opponent. you can tear down obama. what do you think got newt where he is, mitt? what do you think got trump where he was before he pulled out? tear down obama. >> kimberly: all right. there are fighting words perhaps. perhaps good advice. we go to the person that is the biggest man crush alive on rush limba
on the texas-mexico border, the need for education. he has controversial things like putting on a gasoline tax. all of these issues, his legacy really invigorates our current debate. >> for many americans outside of texas, 1992 was perhaps their introduction to ross perot. he had been on the national stage for a while. in the late 1980's, he began speaking out about these issues that he was concerned about. we looked in our video library and our first coverage of ross perot was in 1987. here he is speaking before the american bankers association that year. >> let's look at where we are and take the rose colored glasses off. all of these people saying the fundamentals are sound, i think we have had enough doctor feelgood. i think we are tough enough to take bad news. i think it is time to look at the facts. we have a $3 trillion debt by 1988. our debt is being funded by foreign nations at this point. the greatest nation in the history of man does not have the will to past -- we continue to pass resolutions that put us deeper into debt and we have given up trying to live within our means of the
. the recent president said the recent vote should be in a live boy. coming home. we travel to fort hood, texas, where the joye is tinge with sacrifice. withhe joy is tinged sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs, america, and around the globe. during the past nine months the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government, and over 4000 have paid with their life. in rare television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president, bashar al-assad, flatly denied he ordered the use of brutality. instead blaming the violence on others. paul would starts the coverage -- paul woods starts the coverage. >> day after day unarmed syrian protectors have come out to face machine guns, snipers, and army vehicles. the costs so far is 4000 dead mom. . but in his abc interview, bashar al-assad did is killing his own citizens. >> we do not killer on people. no government in the world kills its own people, unless it is led by a crazy person. i became president with public support. it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to be killed. >> we saw a different pi
riding on iowa. texas governor rick perry. welcome back to "fox news sunday". >> good morning, chris. >> chris: what did you think when mitt romney offered a $10,000 bet on something in his book? >> guest: i was taken a little aback. i am sure i didn't drive by a house that anyone in iowa would even think about that a $10,000 bet was possible. a little out of touch with the normal iowa citizen. but the issue of individual man dates is still at the center here and mit can deny this, but in his first book, hard cover of no apologies. he stated that individual man dates should be the model for this country and he took that out of the book in the paper back. even a 10,000 bet is not covering that. >> chris: one of the big moments came in the confrontation over the individual man date. you criticized him for the man date in romney care . he said you had an man date in texas to make sixth grade girls get the hpb vaccine and what is the difference? >> guest: we had an opt out in the executive order and the legislature didn't like the way i went forward and i agreed with that and it is not i
of the same frustrations you express. >> our next call comes from john calling from san antonio, texas. sit back and give me a few minutes if you do not host: mind not a few minutes, we do not have that much time. caller: nobody has really talked about government sacrifice. the only way you are going to solve what you have, you cannot continue to pay government employees more money than we taxpayers can afford to pay. any business or they pay more money out to the employees -- we pay more money to the employees that the company takes in, that company is going to be bankrupt or seek protection while he gets rid of the problems he created by paying so much money to so many people. it is the same thing with you guys in congress. you have janitor's making $69,000 in the public sector while objectors who paid their wages in the private sector only makes $20,000. i am sorry, you are not worth it. if you want to cut the, cut the department of education. don't cut it over 10 years, cut it over one day. at the department of energy. but it today. that is a real cut. anything else, 5% here or 10% ther
in parts of new mexico, colorado, california, and texas. and not good news for the millions people who will be hitting the roads to spend christmas with loved ones. as for air travel, well, there are in delays reported right new. right now. but, it is still early obviously and that could change. i will monitor american airlines today. after coming under fire the re-election campaign of president obama is saying "thanks, but no thanks," to jon corzine's, cash facing criticism the minute from the former new jersey governor was tainted by his firm, and the mf global collapse so obama for america and the dnc have reindependenced the money, $70,000, to corzine and his wife. the justice department rejected south carolina's new voter i.d. law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls. the feds say that makes it harder for minorities to vote. south carolina can challenge the decision or pass a new law. the attorney general vowing to fight this one. >> the 15-year-old girl who survived being swept away in the tsunami in indonesia has tracked down her parents and telling a very,
list with members of congress talking about cameras in the court. >> texas governor rick perry met with the "des moines register" editorial board at their offices in iowa on friday. the "register" has invited all of the major presidential candidates to meet with their editorial board and writers covering the race. the newspaper plans to make an endorsement in the republican presidential race on december 18, two weeks before the iowa caucuses on january 3. this is a little over an hour. >> so where did you grow up? >> new york. >> i don't hear that a lot in iowa. >> no, not too often. >> hi, governor, john carlson. >> hi, john, how are you? >> this is chris. >> chris, nice to meet you. >> this is the man who's going to do all the work. >> it's a pleasure having you here, sir. >> thank you. where did you grow up? >> wisconsin. >> yeah? >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa. >> iowa, iowa. >> india. >> the great state of ohio. >> so american pretty much all the way. >> carol's wisconsin and i'm kansas. >> thanks to one of our business writers. he's done 30 years writing for the houston paper, sta
ballot. the state's republican party says texas governor rick perry and newt gingrich did not meet the required minimum 10,000 signatures from registered voters. that numr must also include 400 signatures from each of the state's 11 districts. perry's campaign says it will review the facts to see if an appeal the warranted. gingrich has not yet commented. meanwhile mitt romney and ron paul will be on the ballot. virginia's primary falls on march, super tuesday. >>> donald trump is no longer republican. the real estate mogul changed his voter registration to unayiluated yesterday. he says it keeps his options open for a possible presidential run in 2012 as an independent candidate. trump has said if he does not approve of the republican candidate chosen to oppose president barack obama he would consider entering the race. >>> cuba is releasing 2900 prisoners. but a potomac, maryland, man held for spying is not one of them. alan gross is not included on the list of inmates pardoned. that despite the fact that most are over the age of 60 and in poor health as is gross. he was arrested
connally who would become governor of texas, and john connally in 1959 ran into him in the street in polis and strauss was a lawyer in dallas at the time in the koln alisa i'm getting a group of fellows together to go to washington to talk about johnson's presidential nomination if you want to come along and that was the beginning of the end. he went along and helped support the nomination effort in 1960 which was field. kennedy won that year but after that, because, lee was his protege strauss became one step closer when johnson became vice president in the event in dallas when kennedy was assassinated he was one of the hosts don't tell me and he was very involved in all of that and one thing and wrote it in the book it's right for people to doubt will help to the i would definitely doubt myself to activity but i try to be more skeptical so when he would tell the stories about being in the hospital comforting moly after her husband got shot because he was shot also in the was a little skeptical and i went along and the reason it is in the book is because of the johnson library they had th
managed to do. [applause] >> i am an entrepreneur from houston, texas. yesterday's, president obama gave one of those two plus two equals 563 speeches. he argued about fundamental fairness in the united states, without talking about the obstacle to fundamental fairness, witches the teachers' union. what would you do project which is the teachers' union. what would you do to narrow the education gap between wealthy and poor kids who are trapped in a system that is failing us as a country? >> sometime in the near future i am going to give a speech on inequality from a couple of angles. i believe in levelling up, giving everyone a chance to be more successful. he believes in leveling down. i believe in wealth creation. he believes in wealth redistribution. i believe the primary problem with the very poor is they are trapped in government institutions that destroyed their future. the fundamental -- this is why i want to have the debates next year. the difference will be so vivid and clear to most americans. i want to take one minute to talk about a recent example of this. i believe it is rea
. coming up, texas governor rick perry, michele bachmann, ron paul and former massachusetts governor mitt romney. stay with us. ♪ >> mike: welcome back to huckabee and >> welcome back to huckabee and our special, republican presidential forum. joining us now is texas governor rick perry and the first question from ken cuccinelli. >> good morning, good to see you. >> yes. >> and you said if you were president, would you block the health care law, what is your authority to unvalidate a law passed by congress and-- >> in the agencies, also, there's a substantial amount of that bill that allowed for the agencies to put the rules in place. so, i'm going to put people in as the head of health and human services, for instance, that share my philosophy that obviously, medicaid, for instance, needs to be granted back to the states and you know, lord willing we'll get rid of that this summer with the supreme court ruling on the constitutionality issue which i think all of us have joined in that suit and thank you all for being great attorneys general from at that standpoint. it sounds like as pr
was coming from a more conservative place, he had p.m. and lbj and john connelly democrat from texas. if he didn't embrace the mcgovernite exactly, he definitely try to appease the mcgovernite. he made sure they had what they needed and he made sure that labor had what they needed and the lack caucus in the women's caucus who are trying at that time to grow, trying to expand so he really was not just a compromiser but a very skilled negotiator, making sure that everyone had a little bit of what they needed. and that was because he always said that his goal for 1976 was to be able to deliver a party to a candidate. he said i'm not going to deliver a candidate to this party. i'm delivering a party to the candidate and that is something that is not going on today in the republican party. they are trying to deliver a candidate to a very divided party. so he didn't know who the nominee would be in 1976. he certainly did not think it was going to be jimmy carter. no one thought it was going to be jimmy carter. he thoughts jackson or maybe humphrey or muskie, pretty much anyone over carter but he
outside of dallas. just, hate to bring you bad news. >>> now to texas where family members have been killed in a murder/suicide in ft. worth, texas. all the bodies were found around the christmas tree. the victims, four women and three men, ranged in age from 18 to 60. >>> to politics, who is paying for rick perry's security detail? the governor's out-of-state securi security, up to $1.4 million since september. the expenses paid for airfare, fees, food, fuel, and lodging. >>> the obamas celebrated christmas in hawaii, exchanging gifts and singing christmas carols at their rented vacation home. they made a short trip to the chapel at the nearby marine base for holiday services. the president is keeping a low profile while in hawaii, but his campaign will soon shift to high gear. as we hear from abc, young voters will be a focus. >> fire it up! >> reporter: they were the foot soldiers for obama in 2008. now campaign manager jim macina says young voters are his secret weapon in 2012. >> 18 to 21 who weren't old enough to vote last time. they're going to cast their first vote and do it
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plants in the states of kansas, oklahoma, and texas. so a major part of the country will be affected by this. known as utility market h utilil force 1,100 of our factories to retrofit or close their doors. the closure of u.s. coal-fired power plants will accelerate during the next ten years because of this utility rule. the e.p.a.'s expected announcement on the utility rule comes just after this issued another rule that will cost an additional thousands of american jobs because start january 1, the e.p.a. will begin requiring utilities to reduce power plant emissions that may cause air quality complications in neighboring states. that regulation, called the cross-state air regulation rule, or caspar, will require plants to install costly technologies in exchange for minimal environmental gains. the combined economic impact of the two regulations that i've just mentioned -- the combined economic impact of that is alarming. the indiana energy association estimates that the cost of these rulers will be between $6.5 billion and $7.3 billion just in my hone stat own state of india. and wh
minnesota, mr. paulson, and the gentleman from texas, mr. dog get, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from minnesota. mr. paulson: i ask unanimous consent that all members have 35 days which to revise and extend their remarks, including extraneous consent. i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. paulson: i rise today in support of h.r. 365, legislation to extend temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through the end of this fiscal year, as well as to ensure that these funds are spent appropriately. before describing the legislation in greater detail, i note that these same provisions will already approved, the middle class tax relief and job creation act of tuesday of this week. given some of the uncertainty about some of that legislation, it makes sense to ensure that the program continues to assist families past december 31, when its current authorization expires. that's the first and most important thing that this bill will do. the tanner program has been generally success
cannot solve these problems with war. >> attempting to mount a comeback in iowa, texas governor rick perry compared himself to often underestimated denver broncos' quarterback tim tebow. >> i'm kind of getting where i like these debates. as a matter of fact, i hope obama and i debate a lot, and i'll get there early and we will get it on, and we will talk about our differences, which are great. i'll talk about what we've done in the state of texas. i'll talk about talking a balanced budget amendment to the congress. i'll talk about having a -- the type of part-time congress that i think americans are ready for. you know, there are a lot of people out there, i understand it, you know, this are a lot of folks that said tim tebow wasn't going to be a very good nfl quarterback. there are people that stood up and said, well, he doesn't have the right throwing mechanisms. you know, he's not playing the game right. you know, he won two national championships, and that looks pretty good. we were the national champions in job creation back in texas. am i ready for the next level? let me tell y
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